Don´t trust web pages offering very low or different prices for short-term rental apartment -noisy, deceptive photos, hidden costs...-.
Don´t ever send your credit card information by e-mail. Use trustful payment methods like Paypal.
Don´t wear valuable or sumptuous accessories around the city. Discretion is the best way to prevent any trouble.
Keep wallets and purses always under the eye and close to your body. Don´t leave cell phones or valuable objects on the table.
If you own a car don´t leave valuable objects -not even the radio- inside. Try to always park in public or private parking lots.
Always keep the building and house entrance doors locked. Don´t give information to people not related to Terrazas Palermo -ex: if someone rings and asks who you are, how long you´re staying in the city... DON´T ANSWER, just tell Terrazas Palermo by phone or e-mail.
ATM have limited argentine pesos withdrawal per day -$1.500-. It´s pretty hard to withdraw any other currency.
The rate to exchange foreign currencies into argentine pesos varies each day, it is marked by the official exchange rate -exchange offices are located at Sarmiento and Reconquista showing your passport-, but you´ll find also non-official exchange rates. www.dolarsi.com
Important phone numbers: Police (112). Airport (0051-11-54806111)
Always check the ticket in stores and restaurants -ask for a discount if you pay in cash.
Getting around on public transportation is fast, cheap and safe (www.subte.com.ar; www.omnilineas.com.ar; www.beta.comoviajo.com).